Leading Organisational Improvement (UTAS Postgraduate Unit)

1 Day Program

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This program is only open to DoE employees in Cohorts 1 & 2 already undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Education (Leadership). Rapid changes to technology, increasing globalisation, and issues of organisational structure, culture and power impact on improvement agendas as well as the quality and effectiveness of such ‘improvement’ in practice. In this unit, models of organisational improvement and the change process are considered, with attention given to strategies for managing and evaluating change effectively in educational, training and other organisational contexts.

This UTAS unit is customised specifically for DoE employees. It is a Semester 1 unit (Feb – June 2020).
It consists of:

  • one workshop day at the PLI that covers 4 the first four weeks of unit content
  • up to 9 weeks online content (readings, discussions)
  • two written assignments (annotated bibliography and an essay)

By the end of this unit, participants will have developed advanced knowledge and skills in managing and evaluating change through study of modules on:

  • change contexts
  • organisational contexts
  • learning contexts
  • the global context

One of the aims this unit is to enable you to have a better understanding of how leaders can lead organisations with a strong focus on improvement.


Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning

Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


Leading improvement, innovation and change

1 Day Program – 9.00am – 4.00pm

South – Professional Learning Institute – Hobart

Tuesday, 24 March 2020